Tag archive for ‘Review’
By admin On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Book review: It’s the father of all nightmares

I HAVE to admit that I wasn’t particularly looking forward to reading award-winning international bestseller Resin. After all, a story about a child kept captive by a father is hardly new, with Emma Donoghue’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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South West Four Review: Chase & Status close epic weekender

LONDON’S leading dance festival marked its 15th anniversary with another massive bank holiday weekend in the capital. Daily Express :: Music Feed  More...

By admin On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Proms review: The Sound of an Orchestra and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

WE WERE assured by its creative director Gerard McBurney that The Sound Of An Orchestra was not a lecture but at times the first part sounded perilously close to one, with the musical instruments themselves doing More...

By admin On Sunday, September 2nd, 2018
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BBC Prom review: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

WHAT SINGERS, what a conductor and what an orchestra! For me this is what the Proms are all about. A selection of simple, beautiful, music tugging at our heartstrings at the centre of the soaring space that is More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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REVIEW: The week’s best rock albums from The Magpie Salute, Saxon to Massive Wagons

THE BEST rock and metal releases this week include The Magpie Salute, Saxon, Ultraphonix and Massive Wagons. Daily Express :: Music Feed  More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Live REVIEW: Iron Maiden forge a mighty show of British metal at The London O2 Arena

Should an award be created for the best heavy metal concert for props, pyrotechnics and pure pantomime musical theatre, then Iron Maiden’s current audio-visual show, that batters the senses into sweet submission, More...

By admin On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Classical review: Prom 34

THERE’S no getting away from it, when the Hall’s crimson and gold space soars with at least 100 musicians filling it with music of the mouthwatering variety it’s hard to beat. Daily Express :: Music Feed  More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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Book review: Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee?

A few days ago, I came across an intriguing piece of research on sea lion behaviour. The animal was given the choice between two plates of food, one with five fish, the other only two fish. Daily Express :: Books More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Opera review: Verbier Festival 2018 25th Anniversary Gala

THE Swiss ski resort of Verbier sees a complete change of scene each summer. A firm favourite with the younger British royals for its challenging pistes and lively après-ski, it is reputedly a luxury resort for More...

By admin On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Graham Nash LIVE REVIEW: Hollies legend rocks debut solo Salford concert

IT’S hard to believe given the 60-odd years that Graham Nash been one of Britain’s great singer-songwriters, the ex-Hollies and erstwhile member of Crosby, Stills and Nash has never played a solo concert More...

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